saiko3p/Shutterstock 4 tips on tackling the Philippine real estate market

4 tips on tackling the Philippine real estate market

In recent years, the Philippines has made its mark as one of the hottest property markets in Asia. Economic growth remains strong, property prices are rising and interest from overseas investors is increasing. At the same time the real estate market ...
By Jacqueline van den Ende | 17 hours ago
Aleksandar Todorovic, S.Borisov / Shutterstock Real estate in London and Monaco is affecting Britain's market

Real estate in London and Monaco is affecting Britain's market

There was a time in the not-so-distant past that the real estate property markets in
 Monaco and London were vastly different. Today, the prime real estate markets in central London and 
Monaco look much more like twins, both with similar feature...
By Mariana Sarceda | Tuesday, March 17, 2015
bikeriderlondon / Shutterstock.com 3 things you need to know about Chinese homebuyers

3 things you need to know about Chinese homebuyers

Peggy Fong Chen is a California real estate agent who sold 80 homes last year, mostly to Chinese buyers, who mostly paid cash. Chen’s current listings range in value from about $500,000 to $7.1 million ......
By Andrew Taylor | Friday, March 13, 2015
ArtisticPhoto / Shutterstock.com Handling the globalization of real estate: thoughts from the Canadian market

Handling the globalization of real estate: thoughts from the Canadian market

Real estate agents who want to ride the wave of the future, must now look beyond local and embrace global. This is not to say that local is not important -- it is, and it always will be -- but now is the time to look globally for opportunities ......
By Don Kottick | Thursday, March 12, 2015
Dragon Images / Shutterstock.com Start preparing for Chinese homebuyers, investors

Start preparing for Chinese homebuyers, investors

The United States attracts more Chinese real estate buyers than any other country. Chinese investors are buying U.S. property in order to diversify their assets outside of China, for investment purposes, for immigration reasons or because they have a...
By Sam Van Horebeek | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Stuart-Monk/Shutterstock KW opens up shop in the UK on the QT

KW opens up shop in the UK on the QT

In the latest example of an overseas expansion push that’s picked up momentum in the last year, U.S. franchise powerhouse Keller Williams has quietly opened up shop in the U.K. and is expanding its presence there. Agents affiliated with Keller ...
By Inman | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
estherpoon, tkemot, megastocker, Andrey Bayda/ Shutterstock How demand from the ultra-rich will transform luxury real estate

How demand from the ultra-rich will transform luxury real estate

The outlook for luxury residential real estate is bright as China and other Eastern nations with burgeoning economies continue to mint new millionaires and billionaires hungry for properties in the West, and the looming transfer of trillions in wealt...
By Inman | Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Thaiview_115189144 Reeling ruble has Russians backing out of luxury home purchases

Reeling ruble has Russians backing out of luxury home purchases

A sharp tumble in the value of the ruble has prompted some Russian real estate investors to try to break their American real estate contracts. New York-based lawyer Marlen Kruzhkov has seen a surge in the number of Russians seeking ......
By Phillip Woolgar | Thursday, January 15, 2015
Aerial view of Jaipur, a city in India   (Prill/Shutterstock) 3 ways Indian portals can enhance consumer experience

3 ways Indian portals can enhance consumer experience

The trickle of investments into Indian online real estate space has become a flood over the past few quarters, with significant money pouring in from Softbank Group, News Corp, NEA, Tiger Global and others. Flush with investment dollars, the leading ...
By Rohit Raghav | Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Aerial view of Jaipur, a city in India   (Prill/Shutterstock) 3 ways Indian portals can enhance consumer experience

3 ways Indian portals can enhance consumer experience

The trickle of investments into Indian online real estate space has become a flood over the past few quarters, with significant money pouring in from Softbank Group, News Corp, NEA, Tiger Global and others. Flush with investment dollars, the leading ...
By Rohit Raghav | Wednesday, January 7, 2015
2015 Outlook Dottie Herman on a new agent productivity app and other plans for 2015

Dottie Herman on a new agent productivity app and other plans for 2015

The president and CEO of Douglas Elliman shares the brokerage's plans for leveraging a new app and other insights into what's in store for ......
By Inman | Tuesday, January 6, 2015
photofriday_68191825final Century 21 China Real Estate booted from New York Stock Exchange

Century 21 China Real Estate booted from New York Stock Exchange

Century 21 China Real Estate’s parent company, IFM Investments Ltd., has been delisted from the New York Stock Exchange after its market capitalization fell below a required minimum. Trading in IFM Investments under the ticker “CTC”...
By Inman | Monday, January 5, 2015
Aleksandr Ryzhov / Shutterstock.com Use the EB-5 visa to build your business

Use the EB-5 visa to build your business

Brent Raymond is riding the wave of history. As executive director of Vermont's EB-5 "investor visa" hub, Raymond's job is to persuade Chinese immigrant investors that Vermont is the best place in the United States for them to underwrite job-creating...
By Andrew Taylor | Monday, January 5, 2015
Aleksandr Ryzhov / Shutterstock.com Use the EB-5 visa to build your business

Use the EB-5 visa to build your business

Brent Raymond is riding the wave of history. As executive director of Vermont's EB-5 "investor visa" hub, Raymond's job is to persuade Chinese immigrant investors that Vermont is the best place in the United States for them to underwrite job-creating...
By Andrew Taylor | Monday, January 5, 2015
chinesehomebuyers_select The playbook for winning Chinese homebuyers

The playbook for winning Chinese homebuyers

The Chinese couple that real estate agent Amy Sung began working with in September initially thought they wanted a property between $1.2 million and $1.6 million. But after touring communities with Sung around Stanford University — where the...
By Teke Wiggin | Saturday, December 27, 2014
Caribbean image via Shutterstock. Re/Max sells franchise rights to Caribbean, Central America

Re/Max sells franchise rights to Caribbean, Central America

Franchisor Re/Max LLC has sold franchise rights to the Caribbean and Central America, carving out a new region for the Dominican Republic in the process. Re/Max Caribbean and Central America is now owned by broker-owners John and Lucinda Turley of ....
By Inman | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Beijing_select Big portal backs out of 'strategic partnership' with C21 China Real Estate

Big portal backs out of 'strategic partnership' with C21 China Real Estate

The operator of a leading Chinese real estate portal, SouFun, won’t take an ownership stake in Century 21 China Real Estate after all, as the struggling franchisor of the Century 21 brand in China was unable to obtain third-party consent ......
By Inman | Tuesday, December 9, 2014
chinesehomebuyers_select The playbook for winning Chinese homebuyers

The playbook for winning Chinese homebuyers

The Chinese couple that real estate agent Amy Sung began working with in September initially thought they wanted a property between $1.2 million and $1.6 million. But after touring communities with Sung around Stanford University — where the...
By Teke Wiggin | Tuesday, November 18, 2014